Auction of JKR Signed Deluxe Book with New Sketch of Harry Potter by Mary GrandPre Now Open

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Jan 13, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

As readers will recall, a young man in Florida chose to auction a one-of-a-kind J. K. Rowling signed Deluxe Edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” along with an original sketch by Harry Potter book artist Mary Grandpre for benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and his local Sarasota Habitat for Humanity. Now, the auction is underway and open for bidding via this link.
In addition to this rare object, the auction package includes:

  • A handcrafted magic wand, and a scarlet/gold tie and scarf set donated by Alivan’s.
  • HP7, Tales of Beedle the Bard donated by Circle Books at St. Armand’s Circle in Sarasota, Florida.
  • Gourmet chocolate frogs in Martine’s signature pink gift box donated by Martine’s Chocolates in New York City.A box of gourmet chocolate frogs donated by Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Sarasota, Florida.
  • A box of gourmet chocolate frogs donated by Peterbrooke Chocolatier in Sarasota, Florida.
  • A handmade magic wand donated by The Village Gem Shop in Bradenton, Florida.
  • Signed copies of MuggleNet’s What Will Happen in Harry Potter 7 and Harry Potter Should Have Died donated by Emerson Spartz, the mastermind behind MuggleNet.com.
  • Two MuggleNet t-shirts plus stickers donated by the staff of MuggleNet.com.
  • A signed copy of the New York Times Bestseller, Harry, A History donated by the author, Melissa Anelli, Webmistress of The-Leaky-Cauldron.org.
  • A National Multiple Sclerosis Society t-shirt and wristband donated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid Florida Chapter.
  • HP7 is a Standard Edition Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1st Edition) for you to read, in case you want to keep the signed book safe.

Images from of this signed book can be found right here in our Image Galleries. Full details about this auction can be found on the auction page right here.





29 Responses to Auction of JKR Signed Deluxe Book with New Sketch of Harry Potter by Mary GrandPre Now Open

Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: i hope they finally meet their reserveAvatar ImageWON_TWO says: I hope they raise a bundle...Avatar Imagealicia00 says: thats relly niceAvatar ImageFifi says: Wow, what a lot of amazing things! I hope they get a lot for it!Avatar ImageNicci Weasley says: Hope they raise a whole lot! This is such a great way to do it... Simply Awesome!Avatar ImageNicci Weasley says: @ drarry.girl I know what you mean! I commented twice on another article within a few minutes... But the one comment said something like 5pm and the other 1am... Avatar Imagedrarry.girl says: that sounds like a really good auction package, and i hope it raises a lot of money. and the comments section is fickle, so i hope i don't seem dumb when i say i'm first!Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: Wow what awesome stuff!!!! I hope they raise a lot of money!!!!Avatar Imagedrarry.girl says: gah, outsmarted by the comment section!Avatar Imagesnakems says: Those are great items! I also hope they raised a lot. :)Avatar ImageOchibi says: Awww that was awfully nice of him. I would like to get my hands on that..xDAvatar ImageGiant Squid says: Good stuff!Avatar Imagemadman1277 says: wish i could haveAvatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: i give respect where respect is due and "drarry.girl" had the first comment on this postAvatar ImageCatherine says: wow...thats loads of amazing stuff!!!! i would love all of it...to bad i cant bid!Avatar Imageda_member0808 says: Wow that's some awesome stuff! Congrats to him for wanting to benefit those organizations. I hope it raises tons of money :)Avatar Imagepinkmoosely says: I would REALLY like this stuff but I dont have Squillions of £ to buy it :( Maybe one day though :)Avatar Imagepinkmoosely says: I would REALLY like this stuff but I dont have Squillions of £ to buy it :( Maybe one day though :)Avatar Imagepinkmoosely says: Ooops! something must have gone wrong I seem to have posted the same thing 3 times Avatar ImageKami Malfoy says: What amazing generosity! I'm glad that Harry Potter is helping to raise much needed money for such worthy causes. Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: Goodluck to everyone! wish i could bid.Avatar ImageGryffipuff says: Wow! That WOULD be great to be able to get your hands on. : ) Such a great charity, such great people, and such an awesome auction! I hope whoever wins this wont die from the shock of it all. My good luck is with all of the bidders and I just ask that they keep it going, : ) Doing a wonderful job!Avatar ImageNot Slytherin says: Wow - that's quite a package! I hope they raise lots of money for such a worthy cause.Avatar Imagepinkmoosely says: I would REALLY like this stuff but I dont have Squillions of £ to buy it :( Maybe one day though :)Avatar ImageAvanelleWood says: Great stuff! I hope they raise loads of money, Habitat for Humanity is such a worthy cause.Avatar ImageKami Malfoy says: Merlin's beard, I wish that I could afford to bid in this auction!Avatar ImagePaulineStevens says: watch this trailerAvatar ImagePaulineStevens says: watch this trailerAvatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: It is just fantastic that these items are being donated and I hope that they are able to raise plenty of funds.

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